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Canon Powershot G3 X Digital Camera

20 Megapixels20 MegapixelsUltra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Ultra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Electronic View FinderElectronic View FinderHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringWeatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed review

Digital Camera Description

The Canon Powershot G3 X is a Large Digital Camera with a 1" sensor. Its 20 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 125-12800 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 125-25600. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in very low-light. With 20 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.

A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Canon Powershot G3 X to compensate for camera shake.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/2000 to 30s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/2000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.

Canon Powershot G3 X

The Canon Powershot G3 X features a 31-point Contrast-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. Manual Focus is also available.

Dual controls-dials offer direct access to most exposure parameters which makes this digital camera suitable for advanced photographers. The weatherproof construction of this digital camera protects it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Framing on the Canon Powershot G3 X is performed via an Optional EVF.

Model Specifications

BrandCanon ModelPowershot G3 X
Sensor 20 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 13 x 9mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization Built-In Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 125 - 12800 *Expanded range: 125-25600 Shutter-Speed 1/2000 - 30s
Lens24 - 600mm F/2.8 - 5.6 / 8Mininum Focus5cm (w) / 85cm (t)
ZoomElectronicManual Focus Electronic
Filter Diameter Focus System 31-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type Optional EVF Viewfinder Size
Display Attachment Tilting Display Size 1.6 Megapixels 3.2" LCD 100% Coverage *Touchscreen
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene Modes5Portrait, Star, Handheld Night, Snow, Fireworks
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 5.9 FPS, Unlimited JPEG Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, 1-10 Frames @ 0-30s
Command Dials 2 DOF Preview No
Protection Weatherproof Dust Reduction No
Digital Level 1 Axis Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Wired, WiFi Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash Yes, 6.8 - 3.1m (W-T) Flash Sync
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 60 FPS 16:9 Sound Input
Video Format MPEG-4 WiFi Yes
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 300 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2015-06-18 Construction Standard
Size 124 x 77 x 106mm (W x H x D) Weight 733g

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Canon G3 X Highlights


Large digital camera

Sensor-Size: 13 x 9mm

1" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

20 Megapixels Ultra ZoomISO 125-25600
25X Ultra-Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/2000-30s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
Unknown Size Optional EVFCustom white-balance
1 Axis Digital LevelSpot-Metering
WeatherproofHot-Shoe
5.9 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesLithium-Ion Battery
1920x1080 @ 60 FPS Video RecordingSecure Digital Extended Capacity
3.2" LCD 1.6 Megapixels
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